View from the stern of the coal barge General McClellan, East Boston, Mass., undated

Collection Type

  • Photography

GUSN

GUSN-189786

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Description

The photograph depicts the coal barge General McClellan being unloaded at a Boston coal pocket. Men stand on the dock. The ship's stern is decorated with an eagle and the crest of the United States.

Details

Descriptive Terms

coal
barges (flat-bottomed watercraft)
transport vessels
laborers
transportation
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC015

Collection Name

Boston & Albany Railroad Company photographic collection, 1890s-ca. 1920

Reference Code

PC015.01.250.01

Image Dimensions

8 x 5 (HxW)(inches)

Places

East Boston (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Record Details

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Other Organizations

Boston and Albany Railroad Co.

Subjects

Eagle

Accruals Note

W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg. 110.

Description Level

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